AutoCAD Level 2 Training

Course Overview:

A course suitable for those who have AutoCAD Level 1. This intermediate level course continues to build on the basic concepts of the AutoCAD Essentials course.

The course is designed specifically for experienced AutoCAD users looking for additional training to take full advantage of the capabilities in AutoCAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for becoming more productive when creating, annotating, and printing drawings with AutoCAD.


The primary objective of this course is to teach the student powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, presenting, and printing 2D drawings. Students will also learn how to re-use content that has been previously created and extract information from their drawings.

With an understanding of these tools, students can begin to streamline the design process and become more productive with AutoCAD.

Course Content:

Paper Space Layouts

  • Model Space and Paper Space
  • Viewports, Viewport Scale

Advanced Plotting Features

  • Plot Styles Tables
  • Colour Dependant Plot Styles
  • Named Plot Styles

Design Publishing

  • Publish Command
  • Publishing Design Web Format Files
  • Publishing to Plotters

Drawing Security

  • Password Protection
  • Digital Signatures

Text Tools

  • Find and Replace
  • Scaling Text
  • Justify Text
  • Spacetrans


  • Dimension Styles
  • Style Families
  • Associativity
  • Trans-spatial Dimensions

Block Tools & Attributes

  • Using Attributes
  • Enhanced Attribute Editor
  • Block Attribute Manager
  • Attribute Extraction

External References

  • Xrefs, Xref Manager, Editing Xrefs, Xref Notification, Xopen, Refedit, Reference Manager

CAD Standards

  • Settings
  • Drawing Standards Files
  • Checking Standards
  • Batch Checking

Layer Tools

  • Layer Filters
  • Layer States
  • Layer Translator


Three Days

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